Iowa pro-life leaders react to IA Supreme Court decision

Iowa Supreme Court

In a 3 to 3 split decision, the Iowa Supreme Court allowed the permanent injunction against the Heartbeat Bill to stand. Translation: unborn Iowa children have no legal protections from Iowa abortionists until they reach 20 weeks in the womb, at which point they can feel the pain of abortion. Despite the fact that Iowans…

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Governor Reynolds responds to the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision today

Abortion Recover Month

  OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR   Governor Kim Reynolds ★ Lt. Governor Adam Gregg      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 16, 2023   CONTACT: Kollin Crompton, (515) 745-2840,     Gov. Reynolds, Republican Leadership Respond to   Iowa Supreme Court’s Opinion on Fetal Heartbeat Bill Injunction     DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Supreme Court failed to…

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FDA Acknowledges Harm of Oral Contraceptives

FDA Acknowledges Harm of Oral Contraceptives While Its Own Panel of Advisors Push to Make Drug Available Without Prescription May 15, 2023 WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 10, a panel of advisors to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously to make the birth-control drug, Opill, available to consumers over-the-counter in the United…

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Here is what I wrote to the Iowa Judiciary Committee

Tom Quiner

By Tom Quiner, Pulse Life Advocates Board President Dear Judiciary Committee Member: Iowa needs the Life at Conception Bill to be passed for a variety of reasons: 1. Human dignity. The unborn are human at the instant of fertilization. They have human parents. Their genetic code is fully intact. They have all 46 chromosomes present…

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Maggie DeWitte’s testimony on risks of oral contraception #2

oral contraception

Here is Pulse Executive Director, Maggie DeWitte’s, testimony on a bill before the Iowa Legislature, IA HSB91, “a bill for an act relating to the health and well-being of children and families.” Maggie is also spokesperson for the Iowa Coalition of Pro Life Leaders, which supports Division Seven in the bill, except for subsection division…

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“Powerful drugs should require a prescription”

Tom Quiner interviews Bishop Joensen

By Maggie DeWitte, Board President Pulse connected with William Joensen, Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Des Moines, and Tom Chapman, Executive Director of the Iowa Catholic Conference this past Monday at the Pro-Life Prayer Rally at the Capitol. The subject of contraceptives, which are powerful drugs, came up. We discussed a big bill pending…

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Q & A with Maggie DeWitte on the Dobbs decision

Maggie DeWitte

As the dust settles after last week’s epic Supreme Court Dobbs decision, Pulse thought a quick Q & A with executive director, Maggie DeWitte was called for to answer questions we’re hearing: What just happened? The Supreme Court overturned both Roe v Wade AND Planned Parenthood v Casey. The case that overturned Roe was called…

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Iowa’s Attorney General declines to participate in Governor’s legal actions on abortion

Iowa AG Miller

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Contact: Lynn Hicks | chief of staff | 515-281-6699 | | AG Miller declines to participate in governor’s legal actions on abortion ‘I doubt that I can zealously assert the state’s position’ DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement regarding Planned Parenthood v. Kim…

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For Immediate Release: Statement on Dobbs Ruling 

June 24, 2022 Today is the day we ended the federal abortion law, and Roe vs. Wade was finally and completely overturned. After nearly 50 years, we are righting an egregious wrong. A wrong to the magnitude of slavery and the Holocaust. The scourge of abortion has plagued our country for half a century and…

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